Standard Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cara') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Donald Spoon
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2011
Seedling Number: 2004-14ORGRE
Classification: Standard Dwarf Bearded (SDB)
Registered Height: 10 inches (25 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Rebloom
Bloom Color Classification: Orange
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Intense pink orange, lighter around beards
Beard Color: Solid red orange
Style Arm Color: Intense orange

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Marksman X 2000B-306A: (Autumn Orange x Autumn Tangerine)
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Winterberry Iris Gardens

Black Walnut Trees Are Not Your EnemyBlack Walnut Trees Are Not Your Enemy
December 26, 2014

Trees are valuable and beautiful assets to the environment and to any landscape, and black walnut trees are no exception. They are lovely trees that provide delicious and nutritious nuts and one of the most valuable hardwoods. They are allelopathic, however, and many gardeners avoid them or get rid of them.

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